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(d) Maternal Wall

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(d) Maternal Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 49.44543, -119.56434 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chuck McQuade on May 22, 2011
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Description 

This tall and steep crag boasts some of skaha's more pumpy sporty routes, most maxing out a full 60 meter rope. The upper half of the crag consists of wonderful roofs while the lower half involves rare skaha slopers. 

Home to some classic 4 star anywhere 11+ /12- routes
Also offers AM shade as the crag faces west.

Getting There 

Located on the main loop trail about 5 minutes beyond the Doctor's Wall and Fern Gulley

Missing Routes 

The following routes in this area are missing from Mountain Project. Please take the time to add these if you've climbed them!

Pink Cosmos Girls*, sport, 11a
King Gee, sport, 12b
Rock On Alistair, sport, 11d
Bob's Your Banana Apple*, sport, 11d
My Mother Loves Me***, sport, 11b
Banana Bender*, sport, 11d
Last Banana**, sport, 12a
Banana Bypass***, sport, 11c
Missing the Banana Boat, sport, 12b
Dreams Be Dreams***, sport, 12b
Aus Air***, sport, 12b
Hard Yakka Mate, sport, 12a
Everyone's Favourite Welshman, sport, 10a
Get Yer Leg Over, mixed, 11b
Tie Me Kangeroo Down*, sport, 11d
The Block of Damocles, sport, 10c
Blasphemer, sport, 10d
Into a Sunburnt Place*, mixed, 11c
Less Blistering, sport, 10d
Auriferous, sport, 11b
The Crippler, sport, 11a

Climbing Season

For the Okanagan area.

Weather station 2.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Banana Bypass 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  North America : Canada : ... : (d) Maternal Wall
Banana Bypass shares the first 3 bolts with Last Banana (look for yellow hangers), then traverses right for 4 bolts over steepening terrain. The final 7 bolts negotiate a corner system and a few roofs. This near perfect route is respected as one of Skaha's best at the grade! Due to the traversing nature of the route, consider either having a follower clean on top rope, or cleaning first half while lowering and cleaning the bottom half on top rope to minimize the swing....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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